PLYMOUTH, Mass. (May 12, 2010) – Official Tack and Equipment Supplier to the United States Equestrian Federation, SmartPak Equine™ is happy to announce that the Point Two ‘Pro Air’ Jacket available through their catalog and website, will be featured as part of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Presented by Bridgestone broadcast which will air on NBC Saturday, May 15 from 3:00 - 4:30 PM EDT and 12:00 - 1:30 PM PDT. The Point Two ‘Pro Air’ Jacket, previously sold only in Europe, has revolutionized safety in the equine world by combining the latest airbag technology within a lightweight and comfortable jacket. The ‘Pro Air” available at SmartPak is the first inflatable jacket for the equine market sold in the U.S. and is their newest design - faster than the previous versions available in Europe.
Worn by many riders during the Cross Country phase of the recent Rolex Kentucky Three Day, including team SmartPak riders Kim Severson and Allison Springer, the Point Two ‘Pro Air’ Jacket has accumulated a loyal following of top riders. "We are thrilled to be able to bring this innovative piece of safety equipment to our customers,” said Rebecca Minard, founder of SmartPak Equine. “The Point Two ‘Pro Air’ jacket isn’t just for four star competitors; anyone can benefit from the additional measure of safety it provides, whether you’re competing at training level, schooling at a local horse trials, or just enjoying an afternoon on the trails.”
Named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the 500 fastest growing private companies for two straight years and the only equine company ever named to the list, SmartPak Equine made their debut in the equine health care market with their flagship innovation, the SmartPak™, providing name-brand supplements and pharmaceuticals in custom, daily-dose packages, and has since dramatically expanded their product line to include an ever growing list of riding apparel and horse tack and equipment.For more information about the Point Two ‘Pro Air’ Jacket, visit the SmartPak Equine website at www.SmartPakEquine.com or call 800-461-8898.